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RSS/Feed Disable by Configuration

  1. amarand
    Member

    12345

    Some people are using WordPress as a completely, 100% private space with security enabled and registration disabled. RSS or other feeds cause problems with this security, and although one can disable RSS/feeds by editing or removing files (ick! Must be done again after each upgrade!), it would be great if we could disable them via configuration (Disable RSS, Disable Atom, Disable All Feeds, Only Allow Logged In [cookie] Users to View Feed) for persistence across WP reloads. For my purposes, the ability to just disable all feeds within the admin configuration would be great.

    Posted: 6 years ago #
  2. saltlakejohn
    Member

    12345

    Yes, this is one item I could use occasionally. Not every WP installation needs broadcasting. For that matter, a per-post tick-box like "Allow Comments" and "Allow Pings" would be handy.

    Posted: 6 years ago #
  3. sauli.lepola
    Member

    "disable them via configuration (Disable RSS, Disable Atom, Disable All Feeds"
    I could use that ;)

    Posted: 6 years ago #
  4. casperse
    Member

    Me to!! and it would be a easy feature!

    Posted: 6 years ago #
  5. gumgone
    Member

    well did WORDPRESS ... do anything about this ... it seem people are interested ... WTF....

    what is the delay....

    MGMT

    Posted: 5 years ago #
  6. conpeo
    Member

    agree!
    some bloggers prefer private blog option.

    I always comment out "do feed", need to modify again after version upgrade done.

    Posted: 5 years ago #
  7. hakre
    Member

    at least a CONST to just plain disable feeds.

    Posted: 5 years ago #
  8. StrangeAttractor
    Member

    12345

    Yes, it should be easier to both disable RSS or to control it more easily from the admin.

    A lot of blogs are semi-private -- publicly accessible, but keep a low profile on Google, etc. But RSS defeats the privacy option on WordPress.

    Also, sometimes you may be setting up a test blog, and don't want the feeds on.

    And there should be other easily configurable RSS options -- such as a checkbox disabling RSS on certain posts, at least until you are sure you are ready for syndication. Or a delay on syndication so that if you accidentally save an incorrect post it doesn't wind up getting syndicated all over the place.

    These options are becoming very important now that RSS is in such wide use -- and many people are not aware that simply by using WordPress, they are constantly sending out feeds....

    Posted: 4 years ago #
  9. cavendishqi
    Member

    12345

    Really need this feature.

    Posted: 4 years ago #
  10. Jen Mylo
    Key Master

    Anyone using WP to create a fully private space is likely using a privacy plugin.

    Posted: 4 years ago #

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    This is plugin territory